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Vinc/Vict

Latin: Vincere,Victum means to conquer
Invincible, Provincial, Evince

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Invincible

Adj. Unable to be conquered.
Root: Vinc
Syn: Invunerable
Ant: Vulnerable

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Provincial

Adj. Limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded.
Root: Vinc
Ant: Sophisticated

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Evince

V. To establish; to reflect the truth of.
Root: Vinc

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Duc/Duct

Latin. Ducere, Ductum means to lead.
Conducive, Induce, Deduce

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Conducive

Adj. supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
Root: Duc
Syn: Helpful, Favorable

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Induce

V. To lead towards some action.
Root: Duc
Syn: Persuade
Ant: Discourage

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Deduce

V. To draw a conclusion from fact; to infer.
Root: Duc
Syn: Conclude

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Tract

Latin. Trahere, Tractum means to drag
Protracted, Intractable, Retract

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Protracted

Adj. Extended in time; prolonged
Root: Tract
Syn: Lingering
Ant: Brief

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Intractable

Adj. Stubborn; Obstinate; Hard to move foward
Root: Tract
Syn: Immovable
Ant: Malleable

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Retract

V. To draw back; Withdraw
Root: Tract
Syn: Repeal

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Peto

Latin. Petere, Petitum means to seek aggressively, to assail, to rush
Petulant, Impetuous, Impetus

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Petulant

Adj. Irritable or short-tempered
Root: Peto

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Impetuous

Adj. Acting passionately and without forethought
Root: Peto
Syn: Rash
Ant: Careful

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Impetus

N. That which drives one; Momentum
Root: Peto
Syn: Stimulus